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Electrical Substation Design Services Department Manager

Company: Orbital Engineering, Inc.
Location: Hammond
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

If you are a job seeker with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to apply for one of our jobs, you will find the contact information to request the appropriate accommodation by visiting the following page: Electrical Substation Design Services Department Manager Orbital Engineering, Inc., is currently seeking a Substation Design Department Manager for our Great Lakes Operations based in our Hammond, IN, office (applications from remote locations would be considered). This person would report to our Midwest Substation Design Regional Manager in Hammond and provide technical and project execution oversight for various projects across our Northwest Indiana and Southeast Michigan (Detroit) territories. The position requires project and resource management experience in a consulting environment and well-rounded expertise in utility substation engineering projects. The position requires the Department Manager to perform in varying roles related to department management, project management, senior technical support, and customer relationship development.Responsibilities include but are not limited to:Responsible for the execution of all activities of the department. Schedule, organize, direct, and review all department resources and activities. This department includes engineers, designers, and drafters.Recruit and hire staff, establish individual goals and expectations, and conduct performance reviews. Direct, develop, supervise, and provide technical guidance to all direct reports.Establish and execute operational plans for the department with respect to routine, tools, and resources to ensure consistent operations and growth of skill sets.Develop and implement policies, standards, and procedures for the engineering and technical work performed in the department.Function as Project Manager and/or Senior Engineer on specific projects as required.Visit local sites regularly to check in with customers and maintain strong client relations. -Prepare and/or supervise the preparation of single and multidiscipline engineering proposals, including development of scopes of work, project schedules, and engineering cost estimates.Oversee and/or manage multiple electrical projects, ensuring client satisfaction, budget, and schedule are maintained.Prepare, review, and/or check engineering calculations, analyses, designs, drawings, and other deliverables related to this specific discipline on projects as required.Certify designs, drawings, and documents as required for each client.Develop equipment data sheets, RFQs, bid tabulations, and technical recommendations.Develop, maintain, and upgrade technical standards/specifications to be used on specific projects, as well as centralized design basis and historical references.Provide enhanced customer support as a technical liaison and support regional business development initiatives as a technical recourse.Support the organization through interaction with managers and staff at other Orbital offices, including recruiting and training efforts, as well as resource and work sharing.Ensure all department operational and project activities are completed in accordance with Orbital's Project Management System (OPMS) through the full comprehension, implementation, and enforcement of stated policies and practices.Lead projects with a variety of durations and timelines, prioritizing both long-term planning, as well as providing leadership in a fast-paced engineering environment requiring expedited turnaround. -Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering.Minimum of seven years of experience in utility substation physical and/or protection and control engineering and design.Successful experience in leadership roles managing engineering teams and/or engineering departments is also required, preferably in a consulting engineering environment.Superior communication and interpersonal skills with clients and engineering personnel.Candidates should have a thorough understanding and aptitude in the use of current computer software, including business enterprise and project management tools.Preferred QualificationsPE license -Project Management Training and/or PMP Certification.Project management experience including a keen understanding of project management and project control principles and tools.Orbital Engineering, Inc. has provided worldwide professional engineering and consulting services since 1969. Our commitment to quality, responsiveness, and attention to detail has earned us the reputation as a leading provider of engineering and design services.A commitment to excellence and hard work will be rewarded with a competitive salary, career advancement opportunities, and an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision, prescription drug, 401(k), and supplemental insurance.Orbital Engineering, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer, EEO/AA/M-F-V-D. Orbital Engineering, Inc. seeks diversity among its employees. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential job functions.

Keywords: Orbital Engineering, Inc., Hammond , Electrical Substation Design Services Department Manager, Professions , Hammond, Indiana

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